Regular readers will know I am a huge fan of the wonderful **Desmos graphing calculator**.

Take a look at the **newly designed home page** for some brilliant examples.

Click on any of the graphs to explore further and have a look at the equations used.

I have found this instructive for learning more about the syntax one can use.

For example one can plot individual points: (click the image for the Desmos page)

I thought I would create a slideshow for my students showing the different types of graph which they should be familiar with at GCSE (taken at age 15-16 in the UK).

Each slide links to a Desmos page where they can use the sliders to explore families of curves.

This has also been uploaded to **Mathematics for Students**.